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NASDAQ:CAR

Avis Budget Group Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$252.86
-12.44 (-4.69%)
(As of 12/7/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$251.71
$273.65
50-Day Range
$116.51
$357.17
52-Week Range
$34.41
$545.11
Volume
718,884 shs
Average Volume
1.71 million shs
Market Capitalization
$14.27 billion
P/E Ratio
20.46
Dividend Yield
N/A
Beta
2.14

Avis Budget Group (NASDAQ:CAR) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
8,660,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
13,520,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-35.95%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$2.37 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
3.7
Last Record Date
November, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares
56,448,000 shares
Float Size
55,600,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
15.58%
Today's Trading Volume
718,884 shares
Average Trading Volume
1,705,499 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
-57.85%
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Avis Budget Group (NASDAQ:CAR) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
11/15/20218,660,000 shares $2.37 billion -36.0%15.6%3.7 $273.91
10/29/202113,520,000 shares $2.34 billion +0.8%24.3%5.5 $173.31
10/15/202113,420,000 shares $2.03 billion -1.5%20.5%6.8 $150.97
9/30/202113,630,000 shares $1.59 billion +3.5%20.8%7.3 $116.51
9/15/202113,170,000 shares $1.19 billion +15.5%20.1%7.7 $90.00
8/31/202111,400,000 shares $1.03 billion +14.7%17.4%7 $90.75
8/13/20219,940,000 shares $914.58 million +22.7%15.2%6.8 $92.01
7/30/20218,100,000 shares $670.44 million -4.6%12.4%5.7 $82.77
7/15/20218,490,000 shares $624.78 million +0.1%12.3%6.6 $73.59
6/30/20218,480,000 shares $660.51 million +5.0%12.3%6.8 $77.89
6/15/20218,080,000 shares $733.26 million -0.4%11.7%6.4 $90.75
5/28/20218,110,000 shares $712.22 million +1.4%11.8%6.2 $87.82
5/14/20218,000,000 shares $631.20 million +0.8%11.6%5.5 $78.90
4/30/20217,940,000 shares $699.04 million +6.3%11.5%5 $88.04
4/15/20217,470,000 shares $576.98 million -2.6%10.8%4.8 $77.24
3/31/20217,670,000 shares $575.25 million -18.7%11.1%4.8 $75.00
3/15/20219,430,000 shares $649.26 million -4.7%13.8%6.2 $68.85
2/26/20219,890,000 shares $532.28 million +7.6%14.4%6.5 $53.82
2/12/20219,190,000 shares $392.87 million -4.0%13.4%6.3 $42.75
1/29/20219,570,000 shares $395.15 million -13.7%14.0%6.5 $41.29
1/15/202111,090,000 shares $432.29 million -8.0%16.2%6.2 $38.98
12/31/202012,050,000 shares $452.96 million -2.2%17.6%6.3 $37.59
12/15/202012,320,000 shares $459.66 million +4.0%18.0%5.9 $37.31
11/30/202011,850,000 shares $438.81 million -4.0%17.3%5.4 $37.03
11/15/202012,340,000 shares $453.00 million -1.3%18.0%5.6 $36.71

Institutional Investors Shorting Avis Budget Group (NASDAQ:CAR)

This table shows institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders that have reported short positions as of their most recent reporting period. Most commonly, these investors have purchased put options on shares of Avis Budget Group. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Reporting DateInvestor NameShares Shorted (Previous)Shares Shorted (Current)Position ChangePosition Size
11/18/2021Wealthsource Partners LLCN/A6,000N/A$52.00
11/16/2021Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLCN/A190,000N/A$22.14 thousand
11/16/2021Jane Street Group LLC154,400396,300+156.7%$46.17 thousand
11/16/2021Two Sigma Investments LP7,4005,000-32.4%$583.00
11/16/2021UBS Group AG76,900158,000+105.5%$18.41 thousand
11/16/2021Citadel Advisors LLC214,600402,700+87.7%$46.92 thousand
11/15/2021Marshall Wace LLPN/A2,300N/A$268.00
11/15/2021EMG Holdings L.P.N/A359,600N/A$41.90 thousand
11/15/2021CSS LLC IL30,00034,000+13.3%$3.96 thousand
11/12/2021PEAK6 Investments LLC13,900700-95.0%$82.00
11/12/2021GABELLI & Co INVESTMENT ADVISERS INC.1000-100.0%$0.00
11/12/2021Caption Management LLC150,000240,900+60.6%$28.07 thousand
11/12/2021Capital Fund Management S.A.N/A20,900N/A$2.44 thousand
11/12/2021Berry Street Capital Management LLP25,0000-100.0%$0.00
11/12/2021Wolverine Trading LLCN/A196,400N/A$23.17 thousand
11/10/2021Goldman Sachs Group Inc.N/A24,000N/A$2.80 thousand
11/10/2021Allianz Asset Management GmbH80,00050,000-37.5%$5.83 thousand
11/10/2021Citigroup Inc.55,00055,000No Change$6.41 thousand
11/9/2021Barclays PLCN/A71,100N/A$8.28 thousand
11/9/2021Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc.N/A0N/A$0.00
11/5/2021IMC Chicago LLCN/A19,200N/A$2.24 thousand
10/20/2021Clear Street Markets LLCN/A20N/A$233.00













Avis Budget Group (NASDAQ:CAR) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is Avis Budget Group's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Avis Budget Group shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of November 15th, traders have sold 8,660,000 shares of CAR short. 15.58% of Avis Budget Group's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Avis Budget Group's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Avis Budget Group?

The short interest ratio, also known as the "days to cover ratio", is calculated by dividing the number of shares of a stock sold short divided by its average trading volume. A short interest ratio ranging between 1 and 4 generally indicates strong positive sentiment about a stock and a lack of short sellers. A short interest ratio of 10 or greater indicates strong pessimism about a stock. Avis Budget Group currently has a short interest ratio of 4.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Avis Budget Group

Which institutional investors are shorting Avis Budget Group?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Avis Budget Group: Wealthsource Partners LLC, Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, UBS Group AG, Citadel Advisors LLC, Marshall Wace LLP, EMG Holdings L.P., CSS LLC IL, PEAK6 Investments LLC, GABELLI & Co INVESTMENT ADVISERS INC., Caption Management LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., Berry Street Capital Management LLP, Wolverine Trading LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Citigroup Inc., Barclays PLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., IMC Chicago LLC, and Clear Street Markets LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Avis Budget Group?

Companies that have a short interest as a percentage of float below 10% indicates positive investor sentiment and few short sellers. Stocks with a short interest percentage above 10% is considered high, suggesting some investors are pessimistic about the stock. Companies with a short interest percentage of 20% or more indicates widespread negative sentiment. 15.58% of Avis Budget Group's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Avis Budget Group's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Avis Budget Group saw a drop in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 8,660,000 shares, a drop of 35.9% from the previous total of 13,520,000 shares. Changes in short volume can be used to identify positive and negative investor sentiment. Investors that short sell a stock are betting that its price will decline in the future. An increase in short sale volume suggests bearish (negative) sentiment among investors. A decrease on short sale volume suggests bullish (positive) sentiment.

What is Avis Budget Group's float size?

Avis Budget Group currently has issued a total of 56,448,000 shares. Some of Avis Budget Group's outstanding shares are available for trading, while others are subject to various restrictions. The public float, also referred to as floating shares or "the float", are shares that publicly owned, unrestricted and available to trade on the open market. Avis Budget Group currently has a public float of 55,600,000 shares.

How does Avis Budget Group's short interest compare to its competitors?

15.58% of Avis Budget Group's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "trucking" compare to Avis Budget Group: Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (1.75%), J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (1.63%), AMERCO (1.60%), Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. (5.43%), Saia, Inc. (3.31%), Landstar System, Inc. (3.20%), Ryder System, Inc. (3.01%), Werner Enterprises, Inc. (4.51%), Marten Transport, Ltd. (2.16%), and Heartland Express, Inc. (2.44%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($11.06 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($8.74 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.66 billion), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited ($5.43 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.23 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($3.46 billion), DoorDash, Inc. ($3.41 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($2.84 billion), Etsy, Inc. ($2.76 billion), and Zscaler, Inc. ($2.62 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Avis Budget Group stock?

Short selling CAR is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Avis Budget Group as its price is falling. Avis Budget Group's stock is trading down $12.44 today. To short Avis Budget Group stock, an investor borrows shares, sells them and buys the shares back on the public market later to return it to the lender. Short sellers are betting that Avis Budget Group will decline in price. If the stock does drop after selling, the short seller buys it back at a lower price and returns it to the lender. The difference between the sell price and the buy price is the trader's profit.

How does a short squeeze work against Avis Budget Group?

A short squeeze for Avis Budget Group occurs when it has a large amount of short interest and its stock appreciates in price. This forces short sellers to cover their short interest positions by buying actual shares of CAR, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Avis Budget Group's short interest reported?

Short interest is typically published by a stock exchange once per month. However, NASDAQ publishes a report for U.S. stocks, including CAR, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is November, 15 2021.



This page was last updated on 12/7/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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